SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The HomePNA® Alliance today announced that with the addition of Telecom Italia its membership now includes 23 service providers spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. HomePNA members benefit from the technical support, development, standardization and certification that HomePNA provides. Members also benefit from a deep support structure that helps decrease the learning curve and minimizes the costs for service providers to deploy HomePNA products. HomePNA home networking products are critical components of IPTV services being deployed today by telcos, cable, and satellite service providers of all sizes.
“We are pleased that HomePNA is serving a critical role in so many successful triple play service deployments around the globe,” said Eran Gureshnik, HomePNA president. “It supplies a robust high speed technology complemented by extensive support services, enabling service providers to quickly come up to speed with certified products, minimizing costs by supporting a large ecosystem, and maximizing customer satisfaction.”
Over 30 million HomePNA products have been shipped to telco, satellite, and cable service providers worldwide. HomePNA is an ITU Standard (G.9954) and is included in the DLNA Interoperability Guidelines. HomePNA certified products include IP set-top boxes, residential gateways, optical network terminals, Ethernet to HomePNA bridges, MDU masters and CPE, commercial test/installation equipment and OEM modules. HomePNA members are listed on the HomePNA member webpage.